Pera Mediterranean Brasserie Renews Lease at One Grand Central

NEW YORK – Empire State Realty Trust announced that Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, a restaurant operated by BK Restaurant Partners, has renewed its lease at One Grand Central Place.

Pera specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and was first opened in 2008 in NY. Pera derives its name from an elegant neighborhood in Istanbul that has served as the melting pot for many cultures and cuisines since the 17th century.

“Pera Mediterranean Brasserie provides the tenants of One Grand Central Place with an upscale eastern Mediterranean restaurant experience,” said Fred C. Posniak, Senior Vice President, Leasing, for ESRT. “Whether it’s for a business lunch or casual dinner, our tenants and locals love Pera’s food and service.”

“As everyone knows, it has been a very difficult time for restaurants, and we were thrilled to work with such an innovative and forward-thinking landlord like ESRT to structure a deal that worked for all parties,” said Burak Karacam, Managing Partner, Pera Mediterranean Brasserie.

Pera was represented by Bert Rosenblatt of Vicus Partners, LLC. Landlord representation was provided by Fred C. Posniak of ESRT.

Pera has a second location in Soho at 54 Thompson St.